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back and the subways are mostly running again following super storm sandy. but this morning new york governor andrew cuomo says cold temperatures are going to leave tens of thousands of people whose homes were damaged needing to find other places to live. abc news reporter john chifron reports from lower manhattan. >> flying high above the area, they got a close look at the arthur kill waterway. it is where 350,000 gallons of fuel spilled over as a result of the super storm. >> so i think we are starting to win sphoors the response. as far as the response. >> and the welcome sight. a crane that dangled above the highest residential building is now safely tethered to the side of the building. >> if everything goes according to plan and we have a little more work to do, we hope to reopen west 57th street to traffic. >> it is a small sign that conditions in new york are looking up. coming out of the darkness and quiet -- excitement to have the light and sounds of normalcy. as more subways begin to run. >> i have been in the house day and night with the baby so i am excited to go back to
can see the houses. >> anthony says he'll never forget the night sandy came ashore, flooding his neighborhood with up to five feet of water. >> this is nothing i ever seen in my worst night may. scariest movie times ten. >> he used this rope to rescue his neighbors but pulling them off their roof and into his second store bedroom. but he would rather talk about the volunteers that have descended on his neighborhood. >> the heroes are people walking around feeding everybody and bringing hot food and coffee and talls and everything. the people around here, because nobody else did nothing for us. >> started off with me and my husband, and from there people kept coming. >> gael helped set up the donation center in what was an empty parking lot. >> we have had an abundance of help. slowly and gradually building its way up as far as the supplies and helpers. >> there was a whole sense there as you can see, the piece still stapgd. >> sheryl is one of the residents who was able to get some much-needed help. >> it's gut wrenching. a agree grew up here. >> her family's home is flooded and
to respond. >> you can see the houses. >> anthony says he'll never forget the night sandy came ashore, flooding his neighborhood with up to five feet of water. >> this is nothing i ever seen in my worst night may. scariest movie times ten. >> he used this rope to rescue his neighbors but pulling them off their roof and into his second store bedroom. but he would rather talk about the volunhave that have descended on his neighborhood. >> the heroes are people walking around feeding everybody and bringing hot food and coffee and talls and everything. the people around here, because nobody else did nothing for us. >> started off with me and my husband, and from there people kept coming. >> gael helped set up the donation center in what was an empty parking lot. >> we have had an abundance of help. slowly and gradually building its way up as far as the supplies and helpers. >> there was a whole sense there as you can see, the piece still stapgd. >> sheryl is one of the residents who was able to get some much-needed help. >> it's gut wrenching. a agree grew up here. >> her family's home is
. >>> latest on superstorm sandy. residents along the east coast beginning the long road to recovery with key transportation resuming today. katie marzullo is in the newsroom with the latest. >> reporter: new york city is coming back to life it might be easier for some to get around starting today. first laguardia airport has reopened as of this morning flights limited call your airline if you are flying this morning. subways and ferries resuming limited service. buses will try to fill in gaps. governor cuomo is waiving fees and fares today and tomorrow to help people get around. for anyone who dares to drive, police are manning checkpoints and enforcing a three-person carpool requirement to get into manhattan. they are looking at new jersey now, slower recovery there from the storm which has killed more than 70 people and left millions without power. natural gas fires still burning in new jersey and people are still stranded in hoboken. >> compared to the last storm this is far worst and it is going to take quite sometime to get this back together again. >> reporter: new york's bellevue hosp
for insisting on holding the race. as the city struggles to recover from super storm sandy. you can see this damage appeared this is just a sampling at least 90 people have been killed in 10 states. and nearly 4 million homes and businesses are still without power. some sections of the york city have not seen any aid since the storm hit on monday. >> s.i., the hardest hit of the new york's boroughs. and according to residents the most neglected. >> this is a disaster. >> they forgot about us. , this is a disaster. they are pleading. >> we are going to die! we are going to freeze. >> the storm surge pushing boats inland with entire homes swept off their foundation. half of new york's police fatalities died here. -half of new york's -- fatalities. with young boys being ripped. >> no cameras! >> this man was initially hostile and denied the woman's story. >> she did not see the woman's story. one controversy put to rest as mayor michael bloomberg cancelled sunday's to your marathon. there are rows and rows of boxes of food for the marathon runners. >> the untouched resources turning into a
the jersey shore nearly two weeks after sandy, those who used to live in the area got to return home for the first time yesterday. they were taken by bus to their former homes in seaside heights where they had an hour to pack what they could. some of them say they were not prepared for what they saw. >> you have a list and you are prepared to get what you want but you -- you spend like -- 15 minutes just devastated, just trying to look to see what's on the floor. >> reporter: at the main staging center in tom's river new jersey a company has been making restore the shore t- shirts to raise money for schools and shelters. more buses will take people in to the disaster zone each day through tuesday. >>> occupy wall street finds a new cause. helping, the victims of sandy. see how their relief effort is helping people get the supplies they need coming up at 7:17. >> it's hard to imagine we had warm weather just at the beginning of the week. >> short time. >> already another cold morning and rosemary watching the temperatures for us. will it warm up? >> it'll feel a lot like what we
of super storm sandy. how relief workers are trying to help and what the mayor of new york is now urging victims to do. >>> good morning, and welcome to mornings on 2 it's sunday, november 4th i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. let's check in on your weather with rosemary orozco. it's warming up? >> yeah addition fall warming in the forecast for today. we fell back in the overnight hours because of it the sun is already shining. we're looking at anywhere from 4-8 degrees of warming for your afternoon today. you can see 4-5 for santa rosa, san francisco, livermore as well as san jose. i'll break down these number for you and talk about the patchy fog and cool conditions outside your door at this hour coming up. >>> new this morning employees of railey's knob hills foods are on strike for the first time in the company's 77 year history. workers hit the picket line an hour ago. >> reporter: this knob hill store opened at 6:00 a.m. just as scheduled. if we take a peek inside here it looks pretty empty. there is only one person working all the cash registers. and that is because just
:30 super storm sandy claims another victim of the world-famous new york city marathon why the city officials ditched the race at the last minute and we will show you how the bib gourmand.. list works.. [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. >>pam: now to the latest of that deadly aftermath of super storm sandy. new york officials reversed themselves today canceling the city's marathon that was expected to attract 40,000 runners this weekend. this city is still struggling to recover from superstore sandy. at least 90 people are dead and 10 different states because of the storm. and nearly 4 million homes and businesses are without power. some sections of new york city, like saddam island, have seemed a little assistance. >> this is a disaster
] >>> the jobs report and the federal response to superstorm sandy can impact the presidential election. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with more. >> reporter: one thing for sure, president obama and mitt romney are full speed ahead in the battleground states seeking out undecided voters. president obama was in boulder, colorado yesterday. today he has three campaign events in ohio. he will be anxious to hear the jobs report. political expert telling the san francisco gate if the unemployment rate stays below 8% he believes voters will slug it off. any increase would mean president obama would -- face voters with the highest rate since roosevelt if the rate is above 8%, mitt romney is going to use that to his advantage. he campaigned in virginia yesterday. this morning, romney starts in wisconsin and moves to ohio. "the new york times" reporting the romney campaign is making a serious play for pennsylvania last minute appearance there sunday, polls now show president obama's edge in pennsylvania is narrowing. will the jobs report give either any massive boost? that's unclear. experts s
of hurricane sandy. but the bad news is never far away. sandy is now responsible for at least 113 deaths. nearly half of those were in new york. these are the above and after pictures of the damage. 730,000 new york residents are without power and overnight temperatures dropped into the 30s. >> people are in homes that are uninhabitable. it's going to become increasingly clear they're uninhabitable when the temperature drops and the heat doesn't go on. that's when they'll know they're uninhabitable. >> they also warned the fuel shortage will end for days and doesn't know when it will end. and the monday commute will not be back to normal. >> check us these amazes images of the damage. this satellite shot shows the before and after damage in new jersey, maryland, and new york. see just how bad the destruction is along the coast. sand, where homes and parks used to be. hundreds of homes and building destroyed. >>> disney and abc are making monday a day of giving to the victims of sandy. disney is kicking things off with a $2 million donation to the american red cross, and samsung will prov
. >> most of the areas still dealing with the aftermath hurricane sandy as they are dealing the northeaster is pounding the north east with snow, rain, and winds gusting up to 60 m.p.h.. to add insult to injury and within half a million people with power that-without power at the sandy. there blue bar urged citizens to go somewhere safer. >> we ordered the evacuation of for chronic care facilities on the rockaways. three nursing homes for the total of more than 450 residents. one adult care center with more than 170 residents. >> a new storm is pushing. >> everything that i on his here and i am trying to save it. >> the northeaster put recovery efforts on hold in new jersey. governor chris christie is not happy about it he still showed get a sense of humor. >> i hate setbacks. i do not tolerate them very well usually. this one i cannot control. the weather is what it is. i am waking--waiting for the locust and pestilence and next. >> some local people were stranded. >> this is chaos i have been waiting for two to three hours. >> this means delays and headed for air travelers. >> hundreds of
the bay bridge. the time. new yorkers are still filling the burden of superstars sandy. especially. when it comes to gasoline shortages. the mayor says police officers will be in force in the rationing. he also says they will be checking to make sure drivers have not switched license plates. saying " do not try to be cute. there are doing even licenses on one day in odd on the others. >> meanwhile the director of the emergency management is out of a job. stephen kerr yew's government workers to clear his driveway during hurricane center. they said that kerr had to remove a tree at his long island home. it was working in albany during the storm. >> seven members of the secretive navy seal team including one involving the actual mission to kill all sought to align punished for disclosing classified information. the seven are being reprimanded and will have their pay docked for two months. for allegedly providing information to a bay area of video game maker. this allegedly happened while they were consulting on a new game. the navy issued a statement saying " we cannot tolerate deviations
. >> from superstar sandy is responsible for at least 113 deaths of 43 of those deaths are in new york city alone. >> the secretary of homeland's security visited new york this week in. she toured s.i. an area that was particularly hard hit by the storm. she told state and local officials her department and fema are committed to helping everyone in the region impacted by the storm. >> two people are dead and dozens are displaced as investigators continue to seek the cause of an explosion that level at least two houses in an indianapolis neighborhood and damages as many as 30 beyond repair. fire officials say they do not know what caused the blast. it happened about 11:00 p.m. saturday. damages are estimated at $3.6 million. residents returning to that neighborhood says the explosion has created a feeling of fear among families. >> is our to year-old that is the scared as. she heard us talking. >> officials at this point have not released i did see of the two people were killed. a candlelight vigil was held sunday night for a second grade teacher and her husband that live in the homes destro
to new time filers due to the effects of super storm sandy. >> the census bureau reported three tens of a drop last month. car dealers furniture electronics and hardware stores all saw a drop in business. subside we saw sales at grocery stores and gas stations out in the month of october. that is partly because of super storm sandy. >> three popular companies have been fined $20,000 apiece for not having the proper permits. would it included citations for not having enough service insurance. state regulators compared these companies to taxi services. even though people say they're simply helping people of cars can act in that neighborhood. they should in some money. lugar is also the target of a class action lawsuits from taxi drivers that say this service is taking away fares from law abiding licensed certified cabbies. from this is like a unregulated competition. >> it is 7:12 a.m. and we have to take a quick break. we come back we will talk to erika will break down the forecast for us. these are pictures from i believe capitol hill and we'll talk about the briefing of the attack o
, including superstorm sandy victims. >>> in the mideast, fragile peace still holding this morning it has been 19 hours since the cease-fire between israel and hamas. secretary of state clinton and egypt's foreign minister brokered the deal to end eight days of violence the worst fighting in years. for palestinians it means no more israeli airstrikes or hamas leaders assassinated in gaza for israel a stop to rocket fire from gaza, today the deal clouds negotiations to open border and allow people and goods to move freely. >>> back here neighbors of a disabled san francisco man have stepped up to find his stolen service dog. while he was getting dialysis, somebody broke his truck's window grabbed his dog lola. rob suffers from crohn's dis's and was just diagnosed with cancer, he says lola was one of the bright stops -- spots in his life. >> she was wonderful from the first day, the most affectionate, sweetest, nicest, companion you could have. >> neighbors have stepped up, they've offered a $3,000 reward to help find lola. they handed out fliers and knocked on doors looking for her. >>> berkele
call for five boaters. >> and another issue to add to the growing list of concerns for sandy victims. what homeowners saying about the devastation. >> and a live look outside at the golden gate bridge on a saturday morning. we are watching in marin, southbound 101, a few lanes closed because of the accident earlier this morning. we will let you know how that's going as we move along. . >>> good morning to you. wow, what a beautiful shot. mostly clear skies, around the bay area. little bit of patchy fog. another good-looking day in store. >> family, friends and fans, are mourning the death of a legendary tv actor. he is probably best remembered as jr in the long running show dallas. he starred in the classic i dream of jennie. he died in a dallas hospital yesterday of complications a battle with cancer. he was 81 years old. >> an alabama sheriff's department is dealing a tragic loss. officials say one of the deputies was killed and another critically injured during a shoot out in baldwin. the deputies were responding to a family dispute when a man in the home started shooting at th
anger from the hurricane zone. we will check on the recovery from hurricane sandy. >> this is abc7 news. >> the occupy movement has become an effective organizer in helping with hurricane sandy relief. they have been credited with helping them deliver aid to damaged parts of new york. power is back on for nearly all of new york. however, much of long island remains in the dark. 146,000 customers have no power tonight. governor blames the long island power authority. he's threatened to pull the company's operating license. people who remain in the dark say life is a little chaotic right now. >> light, you can barely see in front of you. it's difficult. you have a hard time. so usually you try to get in before the sun goes down. >> it's like armageddon or something. they just forgot about us. how are we to survive? >> one good sign of recovery, the is that suit of libertys torch is relit for the first time since sandy struck. >>> a tibetan rally ended today in san francisco. [chanting.] >> protesters marched from the un plaza this afternoon. the group started the protesters in india this
. >>> recovering from superstorm sandy the important train link running again one month after the hurricane. >> here's america's money report. >> >> good morning. nearly 2/3 of us went shopping over the weekend either in person or online, spending more than $400 a piece. president obama was among those observing small business saturday, visiting a bookstore in northern virginia many other shoppers chose the more relaxed independent stores if you buy all the gifts of 12 days of christmas song it will cost more than $107,000 this year, 6% more than last year. partridge and pear tree, just $15. twilight saga picking up another 64 million dollars during the long >>> a plane on its way from no to orange county crashed sunday and good samaritans pull the couple to safety. the crash happened near the cal-state university northridge campus the pilot on his way to john wayne airport radioed he was having engine problems the plane careened into a fence flipped and landed on a the man and woman inside escaped serious injury. nobody on the ground was hurt. >>> it has been a violent holiday weekend in o
. >>> president barack obama is going to new york city today to see the devastation from superstorm sandy. the president will tour the city's hardest hit borough, staten island. the president toured new jersey shortly after sandy hit. but mayor michael bloomberg asked the president to stay away from new york. he said then that the president's visit would take up too many resources. >>> president obama says he is willing to work with republicans on capitol hill to stop automatic budget cuts and tax hikes from kicking in at the end of the year. investors are looking for progress on a deal to stop the u.s. from falling off the so- called "fiscal cliff." also today, traders will get a look at new unemployment numbers from washington. >>> here's a shocker. california may soon have a budget surplus. the legislative budget analyst says the deficit will be about $1.9 billion this fiscal year and we could see a surplus by the year 2014. it was just a few months ago we were talking about a $16 billion deficit. >> we have to pay down our debt, borrowed from the schools, from the redevelopment fund.
the ice too raise money for super storm sandy vices. -- sandy victims. it was called operation hat trick. tickets sold from 20 to $100 each and the nhl players association plans to throw in an additional $20,000. >> a total of 422 regular season games have been cancelled so far, and yesterday the nhl pulled the plug on the all-star weekend, but the lockout is giving local minor hearings a -- minor leaguers a chance to shine. reporter: hockey is back on the ice here in the bay area tonight, and sharks fans say, who needs the shark tank when you have the cow palace and a brand new team? >> call it major league hockey without all the glitz. >> kettle corn! >> or the glamor. >> hive five in the bulls, right? >> yes. >> the san francisco bulls, a minor league team, is playing their nine home game and have a loyal following from sharps fans cho who have no team. >> all the games i have seen here this they're well matched. >> missing your sharks. >> yeah. >> this is henry's second bulls game. his mom and dad are hooked. >> i think it's great. much easier to get to than going to san jose. we liv
are back at 440 k him continue to follow the latest with the election and with super storm sandy. election officials in new jersey and new york are taking the extraordinary steps to make sure president impacted by sandy get the chance to vote today. you're looking at the aftermath. in one of the jersey county ballots were delivered to the emergency shelter just today. the governor has issued an expected visit order allowing people to vote statewide of presidential elections at any polling place in the state. it does not have to be the one that you have been designated to. >> also a week after sandy ravaged the northeast of nations continue to pour it. the american red cross has taken in nearly $85 million. that is more than double the 35 million that it raised friday morning. with the money it has received the red cross has been operating shelters offering food and supplies to storm victims. >> the head of the food and drug administration will appearongressional hearings on the nationwide that the african meningitis. more than 400 others have been sickened by contaminated steroid shots dis
. obama shoots up. in 2012 are taking sandy comes in and what happens. romney has to basically spent his campaign. obama comes in at presidential does thinks chris christie and he becomes best-loved going on all the networks. when you look at the polling 42 percent of the people voted said that sandy had an impact on their vote. that is 15 percent said it was the major part of why they voted. when you look at that with only 5% of the people voted on form policy may be 10 percent voted on health care. but 15 percent said it was sandy. there is a real october surprise in this election and it benefited the great benefit of president obama. >> before we go on to some of the state proposition is one more quick question on the national front. for the republican party you mentioned latino votes be important one for. are we about to seek an internal struggle in the republican party as to what our party is going forward. some people say we have to be more close to capture if that vote of the minority vote. others say no we were not conservative enough is the problem. >> the tea party rights movem
people in new jersey are still without power. sandy.. it is blamed for 23 deaths. new jersey and also fuel shortages is a serious problem. chris christie is ordering a rationing system in 12 counties. but there is some good news with more transit service will be in place in time to work week tomorrow. and one-half of couchers the school districts will resume and bus service will help. >> ithese teams are going to the east across capable of serving 3000 mills per day from oakland, fair gammillions f people are still without power and water or heat. >> most new-york city schools are preparing to also reopen tomorrow. still major obstacles is the largest school districts. many residents are still without power and some are trying to piece together what is left of their homes. and this gas shortage people are having difficulty * kidding around. this is because of their of their still having-difficulty getting a round. >> this d u i driver critically injured a pedestrian. that story, coming up. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken, barbecue sauce... an
:39 now. summer storm sandy drove the number of people seeking unemployment benefits up to 439,000 last week. that's the highest level in 18 months due to superstorm sandy. today president obama is going to new york city to see the devastation firsthand from the storm. the president will tour the city's hardest hit borough of staten island. the president toured new jersey shortly after sandy hit but the mayor, mayor bloomberg, asked the president to stay away from new york at the time. he said then that the president's visit would just take up too many resources. >>> well, a new crab season is open now here around the bay area. >> yes. diners may pay more for the catch. the fresh catch should hit markets this afternoon. the fishermen will get $3 a pound. you can expect to pay about twice. that bay area restaurants say it will be worth it. >> i think it's going to be very full. so when you crack the crab, the meat will be very plentiful inside. and the taste of course of local crab is excellent. >> word is the crabs are bigger this year but there are fewer of them. so that may be the rea
about how much oil was pouring out of the ruptured well. >>> superstorm sandy helped drive the number of people seeking unemployment benefits by 78,000 last week. it's the highest level now in some 18 months. today the president is going to new york's staten island to see some of the devastation from sandy. the president toured new jersey shortly after sandy hit but the mayor michael bloomberg asked the president to stay away from new york at the time saying that the president's visit would have taken up too many resources. >>> the dungeness crab season opens today but bring your checkbook. >> a modest catch may have dine, paying more. the commercial fishing boats headed out yesterday. their fresh catch should hit markets by this afternoon. the fishermen will get $3 per pound. you can expect to pay twice that. bay area restaurants say it's worth it. >> i think it's going to be very full, so when you crack the crab, the meat will be very police departmentful inside. the taste of course of local traffic -- the meat will be very full inside. the taste of course of local crab is excellen
is still trying to recover from super storm sandy. you can see the president there walking across the tarmac, waving to people there. the president is about to fly to jfk airport in new york city. he's expected to get there in about an hour. flying directly out of air force one, and traveling to staten island, an area hit hard by the super storm sandy. the president plans to survey the damage from super storm sandy and the recent nor'easter, he will meet with families affected by the storms, like he did two weeks ago in new jersey, where these pictures are from. governor cuomo said he will ask for $30 billion in federal aid. and people are still without power after two and a half weeks. >>> the fda has reports of 13 deaths that could be linked to a caffeinated energy drink. the fda says there is no evidence linking five hour energy drinks to the deaths, but in each case, it is cited for possible involvement. and the fda continues to very long. the maker says the drink is safe when used as directed. >>> new this morning, bp has reached a settlement over the gulf oil spill. it's the
official with the new york utility is stepping down amid criticism in the wake. hurricane sandy. michael harvey is chief operating officer for the long island power authority. of all the utilities in the region hit by sands, lipa has taken the longest to restore power. 10,000 homes and businesses on long island still have no power. the utility hopes most will have power restored today. >>> the christmas tree for new york's rockefeller plaza is set to be put up today. the 80-foot tree was selected a month ago in new jersey. that was before superstorm sandy hit. the tree swayed during the storm but kept standing and now it's been cut down and put on a truck heading for new york. it's that time of the year already. >> we were just saying that. >> no kidding. >>> oakland police helped with a special delivery at a shell gas station. >> this is cool. three officers helped deliver a baby at a station in the nolan park neighborhood friday. they got a chance to meet the baby and his parents yesterday. >> i don't know -- if it -- [ indiscernible ] no matter what they was doing, you know, that was
of damage they suspect age was a factor. >>> president obama heads to new york today to tour hurricane sandy damage he will meet with local officials, first responders, fema staff and families. he was in new jersey before the election last we'll be. parts of new york and new jersey are still without power, consolidated edison and long island power company have received subpoenas from the new york state attorney general investigating their response to the storm and how they handled storm victims. >>> on capitol hill, lawmakers continue their meeting behind closed doors today with top fbi and cia officials over what led to the resignation of david petraeus. petraeus resigned last week after admitting to an extramarital affair with paula broadwell discovered during an fbi investigation of harassing e-mails allegedly sent by broadwell to jill kelley. federal law enforcement official says broadwell also sent e-mails to senior military officials in an attempt to undermine kelley who she saw as a rival. petraeus set to testify tomorrow morning on the u.s. consulate attack in libya. the fbi is also
is scheduled to meet tonight with athletic director sandy barbour and the san jose won its ninth game of the year, beating b y u 20-14. >> this tragic break-in at a zoo also, a vigil brings together a texas community after a deadly train crashed this week. gabe slate tech report tech report www.kron4.com for a chance to get one of these recipe readers. ♪ [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...and in the tiniest details. ♪ and sometimes both. nature valley granola thins pack the big taste of granola and dark chocolate into one perfect square, under 100 calories. nature valley granola thins. nature at its most delicious. the month in taxes, driver error could be to blame for a deadly collision in the month of-texas--between a train and a veteran parade. residents and the midland area and held a candlelight vigil saturday to remember the victims and their families. a few hundred people showed up for the vigil. there were four veterans from the afghanistan and iraq that were killed thursday when a freight train slammed into the parade floats during the para
including residents in the northeast suffering from superstorm sandy. >>> bay area wal-mart workers plan to walk off the job starting 10:00 tonight in support of a nationwide strike. upset wal-mart is opening 8:00 tonight for black friday they accuse the company of retailing for speaking out against the early opening. organizers want to alert shoppers about what they call unfair work conditions. the job action should have little impact on shoppers. >> dozens are waiting in line to snag some of the black friday deals this is video we just shot outside the best buy at san jose's santana row shopping center. they are ready, some have been there for days. certainly not letting this morning's cold stop them. they could comfortable. coming up, michael finney will have some of the best deals to look for. >>> new and bizarre, berkeley police need your help catching a serial cigarette thief. new photos hoping someone will recognize him and let police know who he is. investigators say the suspect s the store, smashing -- a window and takes off with cigarettes. >>> starting today, travelers flying
. mostly because people were hit by super storm sandy. the government also says the consumer and come stayed flat for the month of october and did not rise. we're watching the dow up 10 points right now. we will have a complete update on trafficked in bay area weather we come back. the heaviest cells are in sound san mateo and livermore. they range is moving through concord but we have some are headed towards fairfield and san jose shortly. even here the what you're seeing right now. snow was on the way for the sierra. and light at three is 6 in. of snow on wednesday and there are expecting a lot more, over the course of the weekend with this system coming through. no. start reporting 7 in. of fresh snow on their trails. 7 ft. is the forecast for the next several days for the higher elevations. not bad for the sierra. of course we have to drive and a here on the bay with all of the rain that is coming in right now. it is causing problems for us this morning. erica storm tracker 4, walk us through it >> been morning james it looks like the rain is picking up. at last check it was raini
and frustrations are still happening after 12 days after sandy hit. >> i do not have lied on for my children i have no power, heat or the guard has not been picked up. >> they still cannot stand to get the electricity back. >> new york's governor has threatened to pull the governor's operating license. we paid them and gave him a franchise as experts at doing this. they still have failed and they should be held accountable for their failure. >> this church is volunteering to serve hot meals. many left before sunset and the trends are still not running. one woman told us that it feels like martial law here. people are just bolted inside their homes. >> there's no power no light and you can hardly see in front of you. usually you try to get in before the sun goes down. >> this registered nurse is crammed into his living room and he shares with three other people. if someone comes in here and take the little that have left with guns. it is like, getting. they just forgot about us. how are we supposed to survive. >> the bay bridge approach shows that the traffic seems to be moving. otherwise it is quit
,000 but the -- 41,000. but the number remains higher than expected because of hurricane sandy. 410,000 americans filed for initial jobless benefits last week. economists had expected the number to be higher. >>> and hewlett-packard's stock is up about .5 right now. this is after a 12% drop yesterday morning. investors started the selloff after hp's announcement after massive accounting errors on the autonomy company. the securities and exchange information are now looking into the issue. >>> in about 15 minutes, hostess brand heads to bankruptcy court. the company wants court approval to sell off its assets and liquidate. the latest round of talks did not reach a compromise acceptable for both sides. now hostess hopes to sell off the names and recipes for some of the its treats like dingdongs and twinkties. >>> potentially dangerous toys are still being told this holiday season. the california public interest group released its 27th annual trouble in toyland list. it names toys that they consider toxic and dangerous to kids and out of the 200 toys it surveyed, they found more than a dozen toys t
for victims of sandy. he met with more than a half dozen lawmakers on capitol hill. the state of new york is asking for $42 billion in additional federal aid and new jersey needs federal aid to cover most of the nearly 37 billion-dollar cost for recovery and rebuilding. >> trying to stop a killer. we are just finding more about the brave action of one man during that cement plant shooting last year. it cost him his life. > shocking stories from survivors of that fire. the action of managers that increased the death toll. iramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. . >>> cloudy to mostly cloudy. windy as well, temperatures upper 60s for some, some light rain but a break today until tonight and then another strong system,
. >>> on the east coast, officials are hoping power outages from superstorm sandy won't keep voters from the polls tomorrow. in new york city 60 polling place damaged by the storm are being moved to new locations. the city is providing shuttle service to the new sites. >>> it was a slow ride back to work today in manhattan. check out these pictures. michael bloomberg lifted a carpool rule on the bridges. the busy tunnel is open only to bus traffic between manhattan and new jersey and fewer than normal subway trains are running still. and commuter train service between new jersey and new york is still not running. >>> new york is investigating 400 cases of price gouging. they are accusing businesses of hiking prices on goods, especially gas. the price of potatoes jumped from $3 to $7 after the storm. bread doubled to $7 and matches tripled to $10. state law prohibits spikes in prices for goods, including food, water, batteries and gas. >>> senator dianne feinstein, governor jerry brown attend the final meeting for pro prop 30. i am tom vacar, still ahead. >> and i have extremes to talk about, recor
sandy hit the northeast. some residents of new jersey are returning to their home for the first time to find this -- devastation. they will end gas rationing tomorrow morning. in new york and many in long island still in the dark. more than 70,000 people still without power. the governor plans to request at least $30 billion in federal disaster aid to rebuild. >>> italy's historic city of venice is under water. flooding is common -- is common in venice this time of year and the high tide mark has been brought to the sixth highest level in 150 years. >>> elizabeth is in for paul today. >> in the morning show, the evening show. we do it all around here. >> did it feel cooler to you today? >> it was just cold. >> we at least saw plenty of sunshine around the bay area. so turned out to be a nice, fall day. temperatures were on the cooler side of average. from 3-5 degrees cooler. these are temperatures out the door right now. we're still seeing 50s. santa rosa coming in at 61. oakland and cob cord in the mid to -- concord in the mid to upper 50s. partly cloudy skies and a lot of 40-degree
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and there's a shop sharp drop in the number of americans filing. is still elevated to the super storm sandy. a lot of people can i get to work and a lot of businesses still closed across the northeast. the great prime minister warning that greece's future hangs in the balance. 56 billion euros prolongs this feature the certainty of greece. they are facing a messy the fall that could threaten the entire eurocurrency. the tough economy making an impact on thanksgiving. tight family finances mean many americans get their summer vacations this year and rely on relatives for air fare. airlines are struggling to save a money on fuel. and that led to a jump and air fare and also higher gas prices for a thanksgiving. aaa says the number of travelers will be just little up from last year. >> consumers are thinking about drbuying a tablet. anyone planning on buying one of those devices should probably hold back to be able to get a tablet. apple leads the list by 25 percent of people polled. 15 percent said >> they will buy amazon kindle fire and only 8 percent named the new ipad mini as their first c
visitors the national park service says there is enough damage from super storm sandy to keep it closed. the remaining problems include a danger of falling because of a broken barrier in the lives of bricks. also a lot of damage to the security at ellis island, flooding, boggled floors, and shattered windows it is not clear if the monument will open. >> coming up, i guess you the monument will open. >> coming up, i guess you are g[ male announcer ] this december, remember -- ♪ you can stay in and like something... ♪ [ car alarm deactivates ] ♪ ...or you can get out there with your family and actually like something. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. call at&t now to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's the fastest i
a billion dollars a day. experts say hurricane sandy and an investigation into refinery practices impacted the spike. there's some good news. the energy department projects fuel prices are expected to average about $3 boy 44 next year. >> -- $3.44 next year. >>> a bill called major step toward in protecting your electronic privacy the measure would require sewer a warrant from a judge before accessing content -- -- critics say the bill will do little to keep law enforcement from combing through e-mails and other private electronic messages. >>> did you enjoy your dry commute this morning? >> it was more stable than yesterday. there's going to be rain later on today. >>> live doppler already picking up light showers into the north bay, highway 101 cloverdale, clear lake and dry creek road you've had the persistent light rain showers, more intermittent from napa, sonoma, highway 37, lakeville highway, novato, into rafael some wet weather. temperatures mild, upper 50s san francisco, 59 oakland, grab the umbrella, the rain will be increasing throughout the afternoon. more showers heaviest rain
for hundreds of thousands of superstorm sandies. the utility companies say they -- sandy. the utility companies say it may take another week for that. >>> in the meantime, there is a new gas rationing system in new york city and long island. they are trying to cut back on the long lines. drivers can only fill up every other day. police are at those gas stations enforcing the new ravening laws -- rationing laws. >>> it looks like the flights are a bit friendlier. flights are on time at sfo. no grounding. there were some storm-related cancellations yesterday but a lot fewer than the day before. >>> 7:36. well, several inches of new snow fell in the sierra overnight and with the start of the ski season about a week away. brian hickey is joining you us live from north star. it looks like you are toasting a couple of marshmallows, brian. >> reporter: yes. we're warming up for window. i just burned my first marshmallow. we're out here at north star. take a look at what fell. it turned out to an quick shot, a potent shot of snow. but the good news, it's getting us off to a good start. you guys are ope
.s. avoided a major hurricane making landfall. some of you may say what about hurricane sandy? >> sandy was considered a cold core storm when it actually slammed. >> storm tracker 4 is showing very heavy rain above the san jose area. there are a lot of power outages including on the bridges. we will have more and we continue. >> we are back. pg&e are reporting a major power outages across the bay area. $10 of them are coming from the bay area alone. 350 are in san francisco and about 200 and the east bay peripatetic will update you as more information is available. >> there's a power outage on the stand and you can see the stream of headlights. this is the section into san francisco and this is the upper deck. and you do not see the suspension cables. they are typically 01 but they're having a power problem. the iran also is causing problems for the commute and we have a look at the golden gate bridge. and this is a wet deck and georges keeping us updated with this. >> storm tracker 4 shows ran across the bay area cup is keeping an eye on we may catch a break. >> right around 10:00 a.m.
will be restored. >>> back east, new jersey governor chris christie says power should be returned to sandy victims by sunday but utilities say it might take another week to help tens of thousands of customers who lost power during this week's nor'easter and there's a new gas rationing system in new york to limit long lines like you're looking at there. drivers can only fill up every other day. police are at the gas stations enforcing the plan. >>> it looks like the skies are a little friendlier this morning. flights are on time at sfo. no ground delays at any of the airports. there were storm related cancellations yesterday but much fewer than the day before. >>> two bay area high technology experts are being considered by president obama as replacements for treasure secretary timothy geigner. eric smith and facebook chief operating officer cheryl sandburg are on the list of possibilities for treasury secretaries. president obama appointed schmidt to his council of advisors on science and technology sandberg previously serve z add chief of staff at the treasury department. sandberg would become th
one utility. youutility officials say hurricane sandy flooded watering and other other -- wiring and other equipment making making it difficult to connect to local grids. >>> an out of work actor in baltimore is leaving with real life drama that could leave him homeless. it started with a water bill he refused to pay. now an aggressive company could take his home. it is a story playing out all over the country. >> richard burton played tough as names -- nails shamrock mcbegin tee. but burton lost his job when "the wire" wept off the air. -- wept off the air. and today the accomplished actor and musician is in the middle of a real life drama. at risk of losing his home to toker closure over a disputed $1,000 water bill. >> the smaller bill is there, but after you add the interest and the 18% and the lawyer fees, it is unjust. it is wrong. >> reporter: burton refused to pay, but the city turned to a controversial tactic, selling his debt to a private company that then put a lean on his home. >> have you no choice to pay or lose your home? that can't be right. >> now the company is
the operating license of at least one utility. youutility officials say hurricane sandy flooded watering and other other -- wiring and other equipment difficulting it difficult to connect to local grids. >>> an out of work actor in baltimore is leaving with real life drama that could leave him homeless. it started with a water bill he refused to pay. now an aggressive company could take his home. it is a story playing out all over the country. >> richard burton played tough as names -- nails shamrock mcbegin tee. but burton lost his job when "the wire" wept off the air. -- wept off the air. and today the accomplished actor and musician is in the middle of a real life drama. at risk of losing his home to toker closure over a disputed $1,000 water bill. >> the smaller bill is there, but after you add the interest and the 18% and the lawyer fees, it is unjust. it is wrong. >> reporter: burton refused to pay, but the city turned to a controversial tactic, selling his debt to a private company that then put a lean on his home. >> have you no choice to pay or lose your home? that can't be righ
of the strike. hurricane sandy driving used car prices higher, buyers are already starting to show up at dealers as they seek to replace the 100 to 250,000 vehicles destroy in the storm. used car prices could go up as much as $1,000 a vehicle. >> starbucks getting in the holiday spirit offering a buy one get one free deal on holiday drinks for three days starting thursday in an effort to pull in foot traffic for the holiday. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king with the bloomberg business report. >>> we've all her of diet soda, a new pepsi drink claims it can reduce fat levels in your body, pepsi special set to hit the market today in japan the soda is infused with dextrin the same fiber found in supplements sold in the u.s.. past flavors there include yogurt, strawberry, milk and cucumber. >>> next, we continue to follow our breaking news in daly city, water main break leaves a neighborhood partially underwater and mud. we go live to amy hollyfield at the scene for an update. >>> later, michael finney takes a look >>> that breaking news comes from dailiy. live look from our camera -- h
from the rebuilding out east of hurricane sandy. market hitting lower at the open, let's look at the numbers. dow dropping 5 points, nasdaq down by 12. s&p down by # points and -- # points. >>> and jason brooks, thank you. >>> it used to be all about the ipad and now we're seeing explosion of new tablet technology. frank cooley is here to show us the tablets for the holiday. >> we used tobies about the ipad, $500 and up and a lot of folks didn't buy one because they were large and expensive. here are three new trends, this is a window's surface tablet, this is new on the market. it has an easel built in like so and also notice that the cover down here,. >> you have the key bad. >> is a keyboard and this folds up into a flat tablet but with easel and keyboard built in. it can run microsoft office which is a computer productivity suite. >> is that brand new. >> this is brand new. it's only been on the market a week. this guy is about 600 bucks for 32 gigabytes with this key abort cover -- keyboard cover. it's between a full computer and a tablet. >> you have smaller toys. you ju
the borough of staten island and saw the devastation left behind by superstorm sandy. he thanked volunteers who have handed out millions of meals. 400,000 people asked for emergency aid from fema. some schools are finally reopened while dozens of others remain closed. new at 6:00, a major heist at jfk international airport overnight where $1.5 million worth of apple products were stolen. some 3600 ipad minis stolen. investigators say they think it may be an inside job. the thieves arrived around the airport around 11:0 last night. they used airport forklifts to unload them into a truck. they left three pallets at the scene after being questioned by a worker. last night's robbery is reminiscent of another crime. it was the site of the heist documented in the film goodfellas. >>> it's super fast and green. the new tesla named the car of the year a few days ago. our business and tech reporter scott budman got a chance to kick the tires and take one for a spin. tesla gave him the keys just for the day. >> it's quiet, but it's still making a lot of noise. the all electric tesla model s. now for
.s. airlines have issued-- >> this is a much smaller storm system compared to sandy. it is already dropping ran along the jersey shoreline and parts of new york. what we are concerned about is that we do have cold air coming with it and it will be freezing rain and snow. there also be high winds and we are concerned about flooding. with this storm system may be new flooding will basically hamper the efforts that they are using to rehabilitate this area. >> let's take a live look at the golden gate bridge. you concede there is a little bit of fog and very light traffic. we are wondering what we are waking up to because we have had a few nice days in a row. we might be getting back to reality. >> two elements and play right now is that we do have cool weather in place. we do have dense fog. if you think this is bad you should check out napa and santa rosa. however, out the door it is 57 degrees and--as we take a look at the visibility chart through 1 01 is just a half mile before napa. some of the fog and cloud cover is filling in the land as well. you should drive with extra caution. good news i
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